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Definitions of rise
v. i. - To go up; to ascend; to climb; as, to rise a hill. 2
v. i. - To cause to rise; as, to rise a fish, or cause it to come to the surface of the water; to rise a ship, or bring it above the horizon by approaching it; to raise. 2
v. - To move from a lower position to a higher; to ascend; to mount up. Specifically: -- (a) To go upward by walking, climbing, flying, or any other voluntary motion; as, a bird rises in the air; a fish rises to the bait. 2
v. - To ascend or float in a fluid, as gases or vapors in air, cork in water, and the like. 2
v. - To move upward under the influence of a projecting force; as, a bullet rises in the air. 2
v. - To grow upward; to attain a certain height; as, this elm rises to the height of seventy feet. 2
v. - To reach a higher level by increase of quantity or bulk; to swell; as, a river rises in its bed; the mercury rises in the thermometer. 2
v. - To become erect; to assume an upright position; as, to rise from a chair or from a fall. 2
v. - To leave one's bed; to arise; as, to rise early. 2
v. - To tower up; to be heaved up; as, the Alps rise far above the sea. 2
v. - To slope upward; as, a path, a line, or surface rises in this direction. 2
v. - To retire; to give up a siege. 2
v. - To swell or puff up in the process of fermentation; to become light, as dough, and the like. 2
v. - To have the aspect or the effect of rising. 2
v. - To appear above the horizont, as the sun, moon, stars, and the like. 2
v. - To become apparent; to emerge into sight; to come forth; to appear; as, an eruption rises on the skin; the land rises to view to one sailing toward the shore. 2
v. - To become perceptible to other senses than sight; as, a noise rose on the air; odor rises from the flower. 2
v. - To have a beginning; to proceed; to originate; as, rivers rise in lakes or springs. 2
v. - To increase in size, force, or value; to proceed toward a climax. 2
v. - To increase in power or fury; -- said of wind or a storm, and hence, of passion. 2
v. - To become of higher value; to increase in price. 2
v. - To become larger; to swell; -- said of a boil, tumor, and the like. 2
v. - To increase in intensity; -- said of heat. 2
v. - To become louder, or higher in pitch, as the voice. 2
v. - To increase in amount; to enlarge; as, his expenses rose beyond his expectations. 2
v. - In various figurative senses. 2
v. - To become excited, opposed, or hostile; to go to war; to take up arms; to rebel. 2
v. - To attain to a better social position; to be promoted; to excel; to succeed. 2
v. - To become more and more dignified or forcible; to increase in interest or power; -- said of style, thought, or discourse; as, to rise in force of expression; to rise in eloquence; a story rises in interest. 2
v. - To come to mind; to be suggested; to occur. 2
v. - To come; to offer itself. 2
v. - To ascend from the grave; to come to life. 2
v. - To terminate an official sitting; to adjourn; as, the committee rose after agreeing to the report. 2
v. - To ascend on a musical scale; to take a higher pith; as, to rise a tone or semitone. 2
v. - To be lifted, or to admit of being lifted, from the imposing stone without dropping any of the type; -- said of a form. 2
n. - The act of rising, or the state of being risen. 2
n. - The distance through which anything rises; as, the rise of the thermometer was ten degrees; the rise of the river was six feet; the rise of an arch or of a step. 2
n. - Land which is somewhat higher than the rest; as, the house stood on a rise of land. 2
n. - Spring; source; origin; as, the rise of a stream. 2
n. - Appearance above the horizon; as, the rise of the sun or of a planet. 2
n. - Increase; advance; augmentation, as of price, value, rank, property, fame, and the like. 2
n. - Increase of sound; a swelling of the voice. 2
n. - Elevation or ascent of the voice; upward change of key; as, a rise of a tone or semitone. 2
n. - The spring of a fish to seize food (as a fly) near the surface of the water. 2

The word "rise" uses 4 letters: E I R S.

Direct anagrams of rise:
  ires   reis   sire

Words formed by adding one letter before or after rise (in bold), or to eirs in any order:
a -   arise   raise   serai   b -   biers   birse   bries   ribes   c -   cires   cries   rices   d -   dries   resid   rides   sired   e -   siree   f -   fires   fries   frise   reifs   serif   h -   heirs   hires   shier   shire   k -   keirs   kiers   siker   skier   l -   liers   riels   riles   slier   m -   emirs   mires   miser   rimes   n -   reins   resin   rinse   risen   serin   siren   o -   osier   p -   peris   piers   pries   prise   ripes   speir   spier   spire   r -   riser   s -   rises   sires   t -   rites   tiers   tires   tries   u -   sieur   v -   rives   siver   viers   vires   w -   weirs   wires   wiser   wries   z -   sizer  

Shorter words found within rise:
er   ers   es   ire   is   re   rei   res   sei   ser   si   sir   sri  

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